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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Should resolve: But what prompts your question? Did YOU overdose? If so, once all is destabilized, you should have no lasting damage. But discuss this with your doc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Prozac & Effexor (venlafaxine): Prozac & Effexor (venlafaxine) are both antidepressants, but work a little differently. Also if only on day 2 of Prozac it's too early to know if it ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Vital signs. lab : A physical exam, check blood pressure, pulse, respiration and temperature and ekg. Blood tests to measure serum level of effexor (venlafaxine). Mental ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Effexor OD: Effexor/ VENLAFAXINE recommended dosing is up to 225mg per day. However, off-label dosing can be considerably higher. An overdose is accidental or int ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Too many: There are too many potential side effects to list. Most people have no side effects. This sounds like a discussion you should have with your doctor.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
It's pretty safe.: They don't actually do controlled trials of overdoses in humans. Therefore the experience is based only on those who try suicide and they are not a re ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Consult: If you have concern about overdosing on a medication, consult you physician. He/she can run tests on the possible damage and can make recommendations ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Supportive: There is no specific antidote for Effexor (venlafaxine, and management is generally supportive, providing treatment for the immediate symptoms.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Overdose: Depends on how much, but for any overdose i would suggest going to the er to be evaluated.
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